Winners of the Premio Galeno 2017 Announced

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About Premio Galeno Italia

In 2017 the Premio Galeno celebrates 25 years in Italy. Springer is the official partner for Premio Galeno Italia since 2012.

The Premio Galeno includes two awards: The Award for Clinical or Experimental Research and The Award for Drug Innovation. The Award for Drug Innovation is assigned to a company that has developed a drug, approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or the Italian Drug Agency AIFA not prior to 2013 (except for the “Special 25th anniversary” award).

The 2017 edition of Galien Award Italy for Drug Innovation includes the following categories:

  1. Chemical synthesis drug award
  2. Biological drug award
  3. Immunologic drug award
  4. Orphan drug award
  5. Real-World Evidence (RWE) award – Special 25th anniversary

Winners will be announced and prize will be awarded not before June 2017; venue and date of the ceremony will be posted on the website and notified to all participants.

» President and board members

For further information in English on Prix Galien in the US, please refer to

» www.prix-galien-usa.com

For the UK

» www.prixgalien.co.uk

Awards Ceremony

The 2015 Premio Galeno Awards Ceremony will be held in Milan on June 22nd 2017
(Palazzo dei Giureconsulti – via Mercanti 2, Milan).

60 researchers from Research Centers and Universities and 6 pharmaceutical companies (with 14 dossiers) will take part in the 2017 edition.



10.00-10.30 Participant arrival and registration
10.30-10.45 Introduction by Prof. Pier Luigi Canonico
10.45-11.45 Presentations on R & D activities by participating companies
11.45-12.05 Speech by Francesco Brancati, President of the National Union of Scientific Medical Information (UNAMSI)
12.05-12.15 Announcement of the Clinical or Experimental Research Prize winner and presentations by the Researcher
12.15-13.15 Announcement of the Drug Innovation Prize winners and presentations by the companies
13.15 Buffet lunch